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In evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

Guidelines Detail How to Manage Aneurysms of Visceral Arteries

Guidelines inform diagnosis, treatment options, screening, and follow-up of visceral aneurysms
Many children are eligible for type 2 diabetes screening

Many U.S. Children Eligible for Type 2 Diabetes Screening

Sensitivity and specificity low for detecting any hyperglycemia with HbA1c, FPG screening criteria
Almost half of older U.S. adults report being screened for colorectal

Overscreening for Cancer Common Among Older Adults

Findings seen across cancer types, particularly for women living in U.S. metropolitan areas
Dermatological disorders are extremely common in older individuals

Skin Conditions Common in Older Adults

Authors urge whole-body skin examinations for geriatric patients
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across America

Scientists Call for Broader Use of Faster COVID-19 Tests

Currently, most tests rely on complex laboratory procedures, such as polymerase chain reaction
As the daily U.S. COVID-19 death toll averaged more than 1

Seven States Join Pact to Speed COVID-19 Testing

Bipartisan plan illustrates just how bad testing delays are across the country
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends against screening the general adult population for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis. This recommendation forms the basis of a draft recommendation statement published online Aug. 4 by the USPSTF.

USPSTF Still Advises Against Carotid Artery Stenosis Screening

Harms of screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis outweigh benefits in general population
The plan to give every nursing home a fast COVID-19 testing machine has a catch

Trump’s Plan Limits Free Nursing Home COVID-19 Tests

Although nursing homes house small percentage of the population, as many as 40 percent of COVID-19 deaths occur there
The practice of requesting additional

Malpractice Fears, Patient Safety Drive Skin Doctors to Order Extra Tests

In a survey, dermatopathologists cite patient safety, malpractice fears as reason to use extra patient services
During the COVID-19 pandemic period

Number of Newly ID’d U.S. Patients With Cancer Dropped During COVID-19

Decrease of 46.4 percent found for newly identified patients with six common cancer types during pandemic